Barry, South Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Barry and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Barry

Browse 19 photo books on Barry and the surrounding area.

Favourite Place

My family moved from Salford (Manchester) to Barry in 1957. We lodged with a very kind lady called Mrs Beck for a few months while we waited for our new semi-detached house to be built on Maes-y-Coed road, Cold Knap. The house was right behind Glan-y-Mor, at the bottom of a grassy hill. If I remember, Glan-y-Mor was a Y.M.C.A ...Read full memory

A memory of Barry by Georgina Jones

Bernard Colin Booker My Dad Who Grew Up In Barry Died On Tuesday Aged 87

I have fond memories of visiting Barry as a young child, my mum's parents owned a sweet factory and shop in Main Street, and my mum, Rita Pennington, and also my dad, Colin Booker both lived there till after the war. My dad died this week, here in Bourmenouth, we will return to Barry to scatter some ashes at some stage soon.

A memory of Barry by Sue Bolton

Albert Edward Benjamin Hall

Hello, I am researching for a book about footballers who played for Tottenham Hotspurs in the thirties. I am particularly interested in Albert Hall who I believe was born in Cadoxton, Barry in 1918. I would like to get in touch with anyone who know stories about him or even any relations who would be willing to talk ...Read full memory